Decades of Beauty
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Decades of Beauty

Learn to create striking beauty looks from past decades like the1920s & 1940s. Each look has a chic contemporary twist.
4.8 (6 ratings)
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118 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2013
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn the principles behind the makeup looks of past decades
Learn how to modernize classic looks with a unique contemporary twist
Learn the history behind classic styles, the influences and inspirations of the times
Have fun creating bold eye, lash and lip looks
Learn to incorporate classic elements into beauty looks for work in Print, TV and Film
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Requirements
  • There are no course requirements. Access to a makeup kit is helpful and recommended.
Description

Decades of Beauty demonstrates through detailed video lectures how to recreate the incredible beauty styles of past decades. This course includes history references, style references and Step-By-Step Video Demonstrations. Artist Danessa Myricks shows you in detail how to create each element of the look, including Brow Shaping, Smokey Eyes, Lashes and Lips all while adding a contemporary twist to these classic beauty looks while discussing the principles of each looks traditional defining elements. 

This course is structured by decade and each decade includes detailed video demonstrations for Eyes, Brows, Lashes, Lips and Face. Due to the unique versatility and vastness of this course curriculum, this course will be regularly expanded upon by Danessa Myricks to include new decades and new interpretations on classic styles overtime.

This is a fantastic course for professional makeup artists, but it is also a fun and dynamic course for anyone interested in learning to create classic beauty styles.

Who is the target audience?
  • Everyone
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 37 Lectures Collapse All 37 Lectures 02:16:52
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WELCOME To the CLASS
1 Lecture 00:00
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INTRODUCTION by Danessa Myricks
2 Lectures 02:17
Artist and course instructor Danessa Myricks explains the content and structure of the Decades of Beauty Course.
Preview 02:17

This text introduces the influences and inspirations behind 1920s beauty and style
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ROARING 20s
7 Lectures 40:18
In this step-by-step demonstration, you will learn how to partially mask out the brow and create a subtle 1920s inspired brow shape, which will act as the frame for the final eye design.
This lecture additional demonstrates how to open up and create a rounded eye shape by creating a smokey eye.
Preview 19:23

Steps Recapped - 1920s Brow Shape
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Steps Recapped - 1920s Smokey Eye
1 page

In this lecture you will learn how to create unique and dramatic lashes that enhance the flirty, rounded eye shape of the 1920s beauty style. This demonstration shows how to select and place the lashes.
The Roaring 20s Lashes
12:03

Steps Recapped - 1920s Lashes
1 page

In this lecture you will learn how to create the pouty, heart-shaped mouth, which acts as a defining element of the 1920s beauty style.
The Roaring 20s Lips
08:52

Steps Recapped - 1920s Lips
1 page
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FINAL LOOK 1920s
1 Lecture 00:38
Review the final look created in the 1920s demonstration.
Preview 00:38
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Historical Reference Images from the 1920s
4 Lectures 00:00
Reference Image #1 (1920s)
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Reference Image #2 (1920s)
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Reference Image #3 (1920s)
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Reference Image #4 (1920s)
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GLAMOROUS 40s
4 Lectures 28:05
In this lecture you will learn how to create a sultry and glamorous 1940s inspired brow.

You will also see how to transition from the 20s brow look into the 40s shape, which is important when you need to create multiple looks on the same model during a shoot.

The Glamorous 40s Brows
07:55

In this lecture you will learn how to use the 'pulling effect' to transition the 20s inspired smokey eye, into a soft and beautiful 40s style smokey eye.
The Glamorous 40s Eyes
06:35

In this lecture you will learn how to blend the shadow shades so that the smokey effect has a soft and glamorous look and feel without any harsh demarcation lines.

You will also see step-by-step how to create a thick and lushes 40s inspired lash style.

The Glamorous 40s Blending & Lashes
07:41

In this lecture you will see through step by step demonstration how to transition from a pouty, heart shaped lip, into a full and dramatically red 1940s lip.
The Glamorous 40s Lips
05:54
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FINAL LOOK 1940s
1 Lecture 00:37
Review images from the final look of the 1940s step-by-step demonstration.
Preview 00:37
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ELECTRIC 80s
14 Lectures 50:26
Step-by-step see how to create an authentic 1980s look. In this lecture you will learn how to define face shape using foundation.
Building the Face Shape
02:16

In this lecture, you will see different blending techniques that preserve the various foundation shades to create a flawless complexion. 
Blending
03:39

Powder Part One
02:17

Powder Part Two
03:58

Brows Part One
03:22

Brows Part Two
03:03

Brows Part Three
04:01

Color Part One
04:54

Color Part Two
06:40

Color Part Three
05:49

Cheeks
02:00

Lips
05:08

Recap Tips
02:54

Final Look
00:25
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POP THAT LIP 80s
3 Lectures 04:31
Prep the Lips
00:46

Apply Strong Color
03:08

Quick Tip
00:37
About the Instructor
Danessa Myricks
4.7 Average rating
93 Reviews
802 Students
4 Courses
Makeup Artist, Educator and CEO of IMYB

After years of experience working as a corporate executive in education, marketing, and publishing, Danessa Myricks decided to express her creative side.

Forced to start a new career due to corporate downsizing she decided to take her hobby of experimenting with makeup and turn it into a career. Now, whether it’s for a celebrity photo shoot, a magazine spread or a wedding, she transforms women from simple to sensational.

Danessa Myricks has developed a robust educational arsenal to help others learn how to successfully start a career in makeup artistry. She has authored books and created DVDs, distributing thousands of copies worldwide. Now Danessa brings her hands-on training to the online community through Udemy.

Danessa has a passion for making people beautiful, and an extraordinary love and talent for teaching others to do the same.